Women On The Rise: Cecilia Conrad, Jennifer Steans and Kathy Roeser Share Expert Advice on Building Financial and Career Confidence

Wealth management and finance have traditionally been male-dominated industries, but that’s changing. Women manage more wealth than ever, controlling a third of U.S. household financial assets, equalling more than $10 trillion. By 2030, U.S. women are projected to retain more than $30 trillion in financial assets, according to Kathy Roeser, Managing Director and Wealth Advisor […]

Preventing Fentanyl Overdose and Death: Harm Reduction Strategies, the Life-Saving Medication Every Parent Should Have, and Organizations to Support

In 2021, more than 107,000 individuals died of a drug overdose, 67% of which involved fentanyl, a drug that’s 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). What’s even more alarming about fentanyl is that many users are unaware they’re taking it. Most deaths occur […]

Sherwin-Williams, Hester Painting & Decorating Discuss the Power of Color in the Home and Share Expert Paint Color Picks

The psychological impact of color has been proven to have a significant effect on how we perceive and respond to aspects of the day-to-day. The “power of color” was explored by design professionals at the Sherwin-Williams Color Conversation with Hester Painting & Decorating virtual event, hosted by Make It Better Media Group on March 23. […]

Expert Tips and Strategies for Setting Up a Successful Family Office With a Blended Family

Many ultra-high-net-worth families rely on a family office and family law practice to help manage their finances, investments, long-term planning and charitable giving. These services are even more helpful to blended families who may come from different backgrounds, with different assets and different financial histories. To discuss best practices for establishing a blended family office […]

Ulta Beauty and Metropolitan Family Services Leaders Discuss How to Build Successful Partnerships Between Nonprofits and Corporations

Within Chicagoland is a network of organizations, businesses and nonprofits that all aspire to do good for the larger community. Partnerships between these institutions are imperative, but what’s the best way to foster and sustain them, maximizing impact for all? To answer this question and more, Make It Better Media Group hosted a virtual discussion […]

Please Join Us: A Sound Body and Mind – Finding Your Center

A Fundraiser for the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Foundation Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. In this virtual event, experts will share their advice- from the importance of meditating to the power of customized integrative wellness. Learn tips to achieve top performance in all aspects of your life.  We are honored to include U.S. […]

‘The Women Who Made Us Who We Are’: The Power of Your Family Stories

Although male figures dominate history books, ask anyone about the family leaders who helped them grow into successful adults, and chances are you’ll hear about women. Grandmothers, moms, older sisters and aunts inspire young people to grow, achieve and help others. This is especially true in the family of Make It Better Media Group founder […]

Food For Thought Raises More Than $106,000 To Address Food Insecurity and Support Illness-Prone Individuals in Sonoma County

Food For Thought, a Sonoma County non-profit that provides healing nutrition to individuals, held its virtual fundraiser Our Virtual Table on June 13. Founded in 1988 amidst the AIDS epidemic to provide groceries to its seriously ill neighbors, Food For Thought serves low-income clients who are affected by a wide range of serious illnesses and […]